PHOENIX - The Arizona Diamondbacks called-up Rusty Ryal on Monday.
Ryal was an all-star at triple-a Reno, batting .290 with a team-high 17 home runs and 70 RBI. He also had 33 doubles in 103 games with the Aces.
Ryal will take the roster spot of center fielder Chris Young. Young was batting just .194 with the Diamondbacks. He's been reassigned to the Reno Aces.
Young had been a good hitter the last two seasons with Arizona. He hit 32 homers with 68 RBI in 2007. He then had 22 home runs and 85 RBI last season.